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Future.com : Domain appears to have been sold

Ultra premium domain name, Future.com, has entered escrow and appears to have been sold. Registered in 2000, Future.com has been in Chinese hands for a while; the new registrant is most likely in China as well. The domain was owned by CBS Interactive for many years, until it was sold some time in 2015. There […]

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Chinese domain market report : West.CN and the art of copying articles

Chinese domain auction platform, West.CN, maintains a domain news feed; basically, they take articles published by blogs and translate them. News.West.CN posts these domain industry related articles in Mandarin daily, and they do not quote their sources of information. Essentially, West.CN is copying original content, without any attribution, other than the citation “foreign media reports.” […]

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Avocado hand .com : Domainer grabs viral domain

“Avocado hand” is trending on social media, and the latest freak accident involving fruit and a knife has a name. In a nutshell: Avocado fruit has a hard core, and if you use a sharp knife the wrong way, you can seriously hurt yourself. Lots of ER pictures about “avocado hand” exist on the Internet, […]

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Domaining Europe 2017 : Domains for all budgets in ongoing auction

Domaining Europe opens its welcoming gates next week, but the Undeveloped.com domain auction has already started. The auction offers a wide range of domains for all budgets, and more than $100,000 dollars in bids have been submitted. Undeveloped.com is an Epik company, that sent us the following press release with information about this exciting domain […]

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Domains versus BTC : Bitcoin surpasses $1,777 dollars

The price of Bitcoin exceeded $1,777 dollars today, setting a new, all-time record. Domain investors diversifying in Bitcoin (BTC) are seeing a hefty ROI, that surpasses current pricing of LLLL .com “Chips.” The latter, hover around the $1,150 – $1,300 dollar territory, something that will most likely create a new focus for Chinese domain investors, […]

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Domain Survivor : May the strongest gTLD win

ICANN announced the launch of “Domain Survivor” yesterday, a game of fitness, intelligence and good looks. Aimed at gTLD registries and their CEOs or founders, Domain Survivor will be the ultimate challenge in the battle of gTLDs. With just over 6 million .XYZ domains, .XYZ Registry founder, Daniel Negari, appears to be the popular contender […]

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California Hotel association joined Rob Monster’s DigitalTown network

The California Hotel & Lodging Association has come to an agreement to join Rob Monster’s DigitalTown network. Aiming to offer state-wide lodging discovery portals for travelers, the initiative will help expand tourism in California, and into digital age. The full press release follows: CALIFORNIA HOTEL & LODGING ASSOCIATION JOINS DIGITALTOWN  GLOBAL SMART TOURISM NETWORK Seattle, […]

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Pheenix.com is having some back-end issues tonight

Domain drop-catching service, Pheenix, appears to be having some issues tonight. Users are reporting loss of availability of the web site, which appears to load slowly. After several tries, the following system error appears: Let’s hope that this glitch at Pheenix.com will be resolved soon. Hat tip: Eddie.

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